Dr. Herman Botero, DO

Dr. Herman Botero, DO

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Herman Botero, DO is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 2004 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

260 Fort Sanders West Blvd Bldg 6

Knoxville, TN 37922

Contact Information

(865) 558-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Botero's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Botero "Dr. Botero has been in practice since 2009 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement. He is committed to providing the most current, successful treatment options that help relieve pain and restore function to his patients so that they can return to the active lifestyle they desire. Dr. Botero received his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York where he graduated cum laude. He received his medical education from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating with honors. During medical school, he was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army following the events of September 11, 2001. Dr. Botero received his orthopaedic surgery training at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. His military career continued at Fort Benning, Georgia where he provided orthopaedic surgical care to the Army's Rangers, Infantry and Armor soldiers and their families. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 as the orthopaedic surgeon with the 21st and the 256th Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his military service, Dr. Botero completed a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at Midwest Orthopaedics/Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was privileged to train under world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive quadricep sparing knee replacement and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement techniques. These techniques help patients recover more quickly from surgery. Dr. Botero also focuses on partial knee replacement, revision hip and knee surgery, and on hip fracture care. Dr. Botero is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He joins Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic with great enthusiasm and looks forward to becoming an integral part of the greater Knoxville community sharing his expertise in the field of Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Replacement."


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5  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis


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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • City University NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Brooke Army Medial Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Brooke Army Medial Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Botero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Botero's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Botero to family and friends
13 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Botero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I work in Healthcare and was told of Dr. Botero by a patient I had who highly recommended him. I was impressed upon meeting and talking with him., He has a wonderful, caring and involved staff assisting in your care.. I had a total knee replacement in September and did great. Dr. Botero is a...more
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Dr. Botero is an amazing surgeon who has the skill, training & experience to perform minimally invasive surgeries on the hips and knees. A relatively new way of replacing joints, the patient usually recovers much faster due replacement without muscle invasion. We are blessed to have Dr. Botero in...more
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Dr. Botero did my right total hip replacement and I could not have had a better experience. His entire staff is very kind and professional. I went from taking a a handful of pain pills a day to being completely pain free thanks to Dr. Botero. I would recommend Dr. Botero to anyone suffering from...more
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Dr. Botero did an excellent job on my hip replacement. I was walking without assistance in 10 days. Very professional. He and his staff were very attentive and available for any questions or issues. I breezed through this process. Very pleased!!!
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Dr. Botero did my hip replacement 3 weeks ago. My recovery has been amazing and much easier than expected. I used a walker for a couple days, a cane for another 3 and then, I was on my way without any assistance. I had very little pain and did not need pain medication after a couple of days. I...more
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